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  1. Best Management Practices for Boom Spraying

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-527

    liquid pesticide application using boom-type ground sprayers. Applicators should be well informed about ... recommendations, or steps to follow, to help pesticide applicators achieve greater accuracy and efficiency in ... government laws and regulations on pesticide application. 1. Read product label for specific recommendations ...

  2. Choosing Spray Nozzles for Trainers and Supervisors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-892209

    properly and safely. Trainer’s Note Spray nozzles play a big role in effective application and spray drift. ... pattern. The right spray nozzle is critical for safe spraying and effective application. The right nozzle ... help reduce spray drift. Flow regulation affects the application rate. Nozzle opening size and spray ...

  3. Personal Protective Equipment for Pesticides for Trainers and Supervisors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-892241

    pesticide applications. About These Modules The author team for the training modules in the landscape and ... protection for pesticide application. Trainer’s Note Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) is critical in ... the labels, point out what equipment to wear during pesticide application. Have workers examine ...

  4. Boom Sprayer Calibration

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-520

    application rate in gallons per acre, or GPA. For example: If you catch an average of 15 ounces from a set of ... nozzles, the actual application rate of the sprayer is equal to 15 GPA. With this method, make sure that ... For broadcast applications, use the nozzle spacing to determine the calibration distance. For band or ...

  5. The Organic Certification Process for Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/sag-3

    answer questions about their certification program? Are they members of prominent and valuable ... (2002) Obtain an application packet from the certifying organization. Read all materials received, ... certifier in Ohio (goa-online.org), requires that its applicants for organic certification keep these types ...

  6. Soybean Rust

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-soy-2

    field severely affected by soybean rust in Alabama, U.S. (B) (Photo courtesy of Dr. Ed Sikora, Auburn ... the greatest yield loss did not receive a fungicide application or were treated too late. Therefore, ... properly timed fungicide applications would avoid greater losses. Monitoring the potential risk   The risk ...

  7. Call for Proposals

    https://ohio4h.org/about/ohio-4-h-conference/call-proposals

    about duct tape creations? All submissions are considered! Teen volunteers are highly encouraged to ... When will I be notified if I’ve been selected? Applicants will be notified of their status via email ...

  8. Physical Properties of Granular Fertilizers and Impact on Spreading

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-5501

    Coordinator, The Ohio State University The application quality of dry granular fertilizer depends on several ... variables. In general, the performance of a fertilizer applicator can be contributed to 1/3 operator, 1/3 ... applicator and 1/3 fertilizer characteristics. When discussing operator and applicator, “operator” refers to ...

  9. Mixing and Spraying Pesticides for Trainers and Supervisors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-892230

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) offers Worker Protection Standard (WPS) training. ... applications Use of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) gloves footwear eye protection head protection clothing ... respirators Restricted entry intervals following pesticide application Decontamination supplies Emergency ...

  10. Portable Sprayers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-79027

    precision applications including pesticides, insecticides and fertilizers. Portable sprayers are available ... about 1 to 6 gallons. Many of the chemicals being sprayed, even organic, can be hazardous to health, and ... checking for any leaks. • Test the sprayer application rate in a measured area to determine coverage. ...

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